Conscious Coaching

Author: Brett Bartholomew
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781543179477
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In the world of strength and conditioning, learning how to move others-not just physically, but also psychologically and emotionally-is paramount to getting the most out of them. People are the ultimate performance variable, and understanding how to effectively blend knowledge of proper training with the nuances of human behavior is integral to helping athletes achieve their ultimate goals. Unfortunately, while much attention has been given to the science of physical training, little attention has been given to the science of communication. Conscious Coaching: The Art and Science of Building Buy-In bridges this gap. Readers learn the foundational principles of improving relationships, enhancing engagement, and gaining the trust of athletes through targeted communication. And, every bit as important, readers also learn concrete strategies to apply these principles in day-to-day coaching situations they will inevitably encounter. The result is a game-changing book that sets the stage for coaches to create a culture of success not only within sport, but also beyond. Conscious Coaching is a movement and its time has come.

Coaching Like A Champion

Author: Steve Miller
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1984572938
Size: 78.63 MB
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Coaching like a Champion is about providing solutions to the daily pressures and stressors coaches face in their programs by focusing on the following: • Fulfilling your regular coaching responsibilities in a proactive, forward-thinking way • Incorporating the eight essential building blocks into your coaching style as you lead your team and execute your coaching objectives and plan • Providing tools for dealing with the challenges of coaching and teaching others to live a life of excellence and fulfillment There is no shortage of books on becoming a champion but most relate to player qualities, characteristics, and disposition. Coaching like a Champion explores how coaches can attend to their own work in building the mindset of a champion and elevating their sports program to the next level. There is no coincidence with the author using the verb coaching in his title. It connotes action and being intentional about your work. It cannot be practiced from a conservative perspective. The best ideas win, and the best ideas come from people who dare to be different, to dream, and to do things that no one dreamed possible. Dream big. Imagine what’s possible. Coach with creativity. Be your own champion. There are no limits.

Effective Coaching In Strength And Conditioning

Author: Ian Jeffreys
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134470282
Size: 68.31 MB
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This book takes a radically different approach to the challenge of coaching in strength and conditioning. In doing so, it addresses many of the paradoxes of strength and conditioning, providing new perspectives that shed light on to the many questions that challenge coaches. Rather than focusing on methods, it delves into the questions of what makes a coach effective. It examines the conditions that are necessary for training applications to become optimal, and the skills necessary to create these conditions. It provides coaches with a flexible pathway towards understanding the challenges of strength and conditioning and by which they can develop the craft of coaching to maximise their effectiveness and potential. The book is essential reading for anyone wishing to pursue a career as a strength and conditioning coach, acting essentially as a prequel to the many scientific and applied texts in the field. It will also appeal to more experienced coaches providing a wider perspective on the challenges they face and providing potential solutions not traditionally considered.

The High School Athlete Football

Author: Michael Volkmar
Publisher: Hatherleigh Press
ISBN: 1578267927
Size: 56.29 MB
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Get fit for football season! A specialized fitness program and workout collection for young athletes. First in a series and developed by best-selling fitness author and strength and conditioning expert Mike Volkmar, The High School Athlete: Football is the essential program for any student who wants to train and play football in high school. The first installment in The High School Athlete series, this unique program features training fundamentals for different levels of player development from pre-freshman all the way to varsity level getting ready to play in college. With over 100 workouts, The High School Athlete: Football contains information geared towards a young athlete's goals and includes information on player development, motivation, and nutrition.

Confronting Dogmatism In Gifted Education

Author: Don Ambrose
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136674675
Size: 23.79 MB
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This title looks at the dogmatism that limits the perspectives of professionals, policymakers, and other stakeholders in gifted education. In a field where concepts and definitions surrounding high ability have been contested for many years, there is increasing interest in clarifying these notions today. This book offers such clarity, searching outside of the predominant conceptual frameworks that dominate thinking about giftedness and talent, and examining ways in which this conceptual fog stunts and warps the development of gifted minds and limits the effectiveness of curriculum development and instruction. The book directly addresses the connection between dogmatism and high ability, exploring ways in which otherwise bright individuals can make unintelligent decisions. Each contributor in this edited collection connects educational theory with teaching practice, examining the impact of policies such as No Child Left Behind. The chapters also explore the ways in which economic, cultural, and academic contexts affect both the gifted mind and education of the highly able in America and the rest of the world, while making recommendations for positive changes that can be enacted within gifted education in the future.